State-of-the-art broadcast studio will top 1 WTC, Mayor Bloomberg checks out season tickets at the Barclays Center … and more

April 27, 2012 08:00AM

1. Port Authority expects to generate $10M per year from broadcast studio it’s building atop 1 WTC [Star-Ledger]
2. Mayor Bloomberg tours Barclays Center, checks out his season tickets [NYDN]
3. White Plains residents yearn for once-hated golf course, after 1,200-student school is announced for the site [NYT]
4. Hedge Fund mogul Paul Singer asks President Obama to help save Ally Financial’s struggling mortgage lending unit [Post]
5. After much debate, East Hampton Town Planning Board decides to hold hearing on basement construction at the Montauk Beach House [East Hampton Star]
6. Ex-state Sen. Carl Kruger gets seven years in prison, says he’s “broken, destroyed and disgraced” [Post]
7. City, community board finally settle on $4.5M plan to rebuild Inwood’s 215th Street steps [NYDN]
8. Student loans prove to be obstacle for many home buyers [NYT]
9. Two dead, one critically injured in a Long Island house fire [Post]
10. An appreciation of the architecture of 370 Jay Street, which will become an NYU science school [NYT]
11. Online voting will decide which New York City landmarks get piece of $3M in preservation funding [Post]
12. A few terms to know for architecture enthusiasts [NYT]
13. Chelsea Plaza on Ninth Avenue could be home to an outdoor food market [DNAinfo]
14. Former Hindu temple on Avenue B, could double in size to add duplex penthouse [Local EV]
15. How Dumbo compares to Toronto’s historic Distillery District [NYT]